Make-A-Wish Foundation Warns Mainers About Possible Fake Charity Calls

Updated 4 years ago

Fake phone calls are going around from people who claim they are from a charity. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is warning Mainers about these possible bogus calls.Tom Peaco, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Maine, indicated that they have a nationwide policy against door-to-door and telephone solicitations. Peaco said that he has received calls from Maine residents questioning the legitimacy of the phone calls.The Make-A-Wish Foundation raises money to grant children with life-threatening medical conditions, with wishes they desire. The Maine chapter has an annual budget of over $1.2 million. Peaco encourages those interested in supporting Make-A-Wish to visit its Web site at www.mainewish.org or to call the Maine chapter at (800) 491-3171.


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